Volunteers for Peace offers volunteer experiences from one week to one year in Susuma and Ometepe Island, Nicaragua.
In Susuma, volunteers have the option of working with the school, educating the community on sustainability, or working with a local micro-finance organization. The volunteers will live in Matagalpa, the nearest city, and take a short bus ride to the community of Susuma. Matagalpa is a beautiful city with restaurants, shops, a bustling market, live music, parks, cathedrals, and a large range of activities to keep volunteer busy on evenings and weekends.
Ometepe Island is nestled between two volcanoes and boasting phenomenal beaches and natural biodiversity, our volunteers are constantly amazed by the beauty of this location. Here, volunteers work on an organic educational farm with the purpose of educating the local community about sustainable farming. Leisure activities include yoga classes, waterfall and volcano hikes, beach days, cooking classes, and mor